Photo: Chris YunkerIt's everywhere you want to be.â€‹Remember that snow storm last weekend? The one where you got towed because you didn't obey the snow parking rules while you were inside watching the Vikings get hammered by the Bears, all while nursing a Surly-induced hangover and trying to figure ... More >>
A gang of cleaning-supply salesmen make a mess at a local hotel
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival
Mud pit first victim of Hidden Beach crackdown. Hot skinny-dippers may be next.
If you're not angry, they say, you're not paying attention. Mad hatter Terry Gilliam has been accused of a lot of things--directorial self-indulgence (The Adventures of Baron Munchausen), professional self-sabotage (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), creative accounting (Brazil). But one could never b ... More >>
'Old Joy' finds hope within a dying tradition
Alienation equals authenticity in Sound Unseen's rock docs
Sound Unseen is a nostalgist's toyland
Before they could blink, it was coming at them, fast and flickering, from 40 countries at once — the Minneapolis-St Paul International Film Festival 2006
Gordon Parks "once took a ride tailed by the cops with some young L.A. [Black] Panthers with guns in their laps," writes Greg Tate in today's Village Voice obituary. "One asked him if he would still choose the camera over the gun, as he'd declared in his 1967 memoir, A Choice of Weapons. Parks reite ... More >>
'The Squid and the Whale' swims under the surface of divorce
Beautiful (mostly) and all yours, our sneek peek at the 6th Annual 'Sound Unseen'
We have a new "jump the shark," folks. Call it "the Partridge Family scene." It happens midway through the wretched Must Love Dogs, when the cast inexplicably breaks into the Partridge Family theme. I saw it Tuesday night. I turned to my wife and said there are no words for how bad this is, how insu ... More >>
The seductive star of '2046' reveals the method of his mood
'Last Days' wanders the woods of grunge
'Hustle & Flow' gives props to a pimp's upbeat rap
The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe
Two Accounts of How Porn Went Pop
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe
The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival
Film as a weapon in a time of war: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival coverage.
Fear is the driving force at this year's Sundance Film Festival
The naked truth about putting together a regional showcase like the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival. And a revealing body of blurbs about the best and the not-best of the fest.
Jean-Luc Godard's jubilant Band of Outsiders seems as fresh today as in 1964
The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.
Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge takes the search for art to the bank.
The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.
From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture
U Film Society's Jewish Film Festival delivers a celluloid shalom for the age of kabala chic
Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.
It Only Takes a Spark:Former- Minneapolitan-turned-director Garret Williams.
Makers who mattered in 1995